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What to expect

Programme Overview

Africa’s Green Economy Summit brings together the eco-system of green economy stakeholders to connect and generate dialogue on the future of the green economy across Africa, it also brings forward sustainable innovation able to change on our continent.

The event features three days jam-packed with keynote addresses, a plenary session, project investment pitches, solution driven round tables, closed door conversations, matchmaking, networking functions and an offsite experience day across Cape Town.

Topics of discussions focus on governance and policy, finance and investment, ESG and impact, EVs and hybrid vehicles, hydrogen, energy storage, renewable energy, grid management, clean tech and innovation, manufacturing, infrastructure development, sustainable cities and urban planning.

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Programme Components

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Keynote addresses

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Plenary sessions

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Solution-driven roundtables

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Deal-making rooms

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Networking functions

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Project investment pitches



Project Pitches & Directory


Green project developers are given the opportunity to pitch local and global investors, while investors are given the opportunity to host project prospects 1 on 1 in an open and closed-door environments.

  • Key investment verticals are e-mobility – EVs and hybrid vehicles, energy storage, renewable energy – including green hydrogen, clean technologies, infrastructure / smart cities and manufacturing. 

  • Green economy project being highlighted range from start-ups to large scale municipal / national infrastructure projects.

  • Investment size: $0-5 million / $5-10 million / $10-50 million / $50+ million

The organisers are looking for green economy heroes that have launched or growing exemplary projects contributing to the green economy transition. 

Africa’s Green Economy Summit presents an online green project directory for Africa. Our mission is to market African green projects to a global network of investors to fast track their development through sustainable funding.


Some of our expert speakers in 2023

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Dr Amany Asfour

President, Africa Business Council, Egypt

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Kellie Murungi

Chief Investment Officer, East Africa Power (EAP), Rwanda

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Dr Hubert Danso

Chief Executive Officer, Africa Investor, South Africa 

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John Roome

South Asia Regional Director of Sustainable Development, The World Bank, United States 

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Bodom Matungulu

Technical Adviser, Transport Infrastructures and Urban Transport, Office of the Special Adviser, Head of State for Investments, DRC 

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Lisa Pinsley

Partner, Head of Middle East & Africa, Energy, Actis, South Africa 

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Farai Kanonda

Regional Operations Manager for
Energy, African Development Bank
(AfDB), South Africa

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Caroline Wellemans

Head of Unit, Sustainable Finance Policy, Directorate-General for International Partnerships, European Commission, Belgium 

Meet the 2023 conference committee

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Greg Blandford


South Africa

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Prian Reddy


South Africa

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Deon Bruwer

Bruwer Capital

South Africa

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Palesa Shipalana


South Africa

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Grace Legodi

Angel Investor

South Africa

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Frank Spencer

Bushveld Energy

South Africa

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Jarrod Lyons

Atlantis Special

Economic Zone 

South Africa

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Annelize van der Merwe


South Africa

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Our Partners

Host City

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Host Province

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Investment Promotion Partner

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Gold Sponsor & Investor Partner

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Investor Partner

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Investor Partner

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Knowledge Partner

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Media Partners

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Premier Media Partner

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VUKA Group

Ground Floor, Ebden House, Belmont Park, Rondebosch. 7700, Cape Town, South Africa


+27 (0)21 700 3500

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